A reader wonders about eco-friendly jewelry. Umbra says go for the old gold.
A reader says he's reluctant to give up his shrimp cocktail. Umbra says don't be shellfish.
A reader's grandparents dumped their TV in the swamp. Umbra helps him channel some positive energy. Bonus: Tips for corralling your peas sans disposable bags.
A reader wonders if he can get a pass on imported hardwood, since it's fast-growing and bee-yutiful. Umbra polishes up his understanding of sustainable timber.
A reader is suspicious that her co-mingle is getting hauled to the landfill. Umbra does a little sleuthing.
A reader says he's afraid someone will slip and end up hurt. Umbra offers a little ice-breaker.
A reader says he's hounded by mold in his basement and attic. Umbra says this cleanup job is going to be a dog.
A reader wonders about the greenest way to hit the slopes, and which slopes are greenest. Umbra gives him a lesson.
A reader wonders why it’s so hard to work wind and solar power into the grid. Umbra gets a real charge out of the question.